7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ganja
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 day
Drive
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Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 1 night

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Baku — 2 nights

A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Baku Mall, CHELEBI Furniture and Décor, Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and other attractions you added. On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally go for a walk through Baku Boulevard. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, get a taste of the local shopping with ABAD, then get a taste of the local shopping with Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally shop like a local with CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Baku trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Oman, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.
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Ganja — 1 night

Famous as the birthplace of legendary poet Nizami, Ganja is a truly ancient city still bearing traces of the myriad kingdoms and empires that ruled over it in the past.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions you added. On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll around Khan's Garden.

Before you visit Ganja, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Ganja can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sheki.
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Sheki — 1 night

Sheki is Azerbaijan’s true travel gem, a small city off the forested slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains rich in Silk Road history and renowned for its fascinating architecture, food, and friendly residents.
On the 17th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sheki trip planner.

Drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Gabala.
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Gabala — 1 day

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gabala travel route planner.

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Shamakhi.
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Shamakhi — 1 night

Azerbaijan's former capital surrounded by fine countryside and packed with cultural heritage, Shamakhi is one of Azerbaijan’s most historic cities and the birthplace of legendary Azerbaijani poets Sabir and Nesimi.
You've now added Meyseri Wines to your itinerary. On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Shamakhi tour planning app.

You can drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Shamakhi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Baku.
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Baku — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards, Dreamland Golf Club and Yashil (Green) Bazaar. On the 20th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Yashil (Green) Bazaar, learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku online attractions planner.

You can drive from Shamakhi to Baku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shamakhi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Observation Decks
Land of Fire
A holiday in Azerbaijan allows intrepid travelers to discover a history-steeped country sitting at the crossroads of Southeastern Europe and Southwest Asia, an area once controlled by a succession of ancient empires. With its dual Eurasian character, Azerbaijan remains a highly intriguing destination, with tourism one of the top contributors to the country's booming economy. Many begin their tour of Azerbaijan in World Heritage-listed Baku, a cosmopolitan city boasting innovative architecture and a well-preserved historic core. A short drive out of this thriving capital, you can explore timeless villages surrounded by thick orchards and flanked by the majestic Caucasus Mountains.
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